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Streamless schools next year

October 16, 2019 | National News

FRANKFURT: Form Four students from next year may be able to choose and combine Arts or Science subjects as they like.

In an unprecedented move, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik is calling for the end of subject streaming after students get their Form Three Assessment (PT3) results.

“Although my officer is saying that we cannot get it done in time, I’m pushing for us to start next year so that students can choose and combine Arts and Science subjects as they like,” he said while on a working visit to Germany.

Maszlee, who was speaking during a meet-and-greet session with the Malaysian community on Monday, said the streaming system currently carried out in Form Four was ridiculous as it resulted in many students who were born to be scientists ending up in arts, and lots of students who were born to excel in the arts being forced to do science subjects.

Read more here: The Star Online

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